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Hi. How long does it take pigeons to get friendly?!

Ive had my baby, Ralph, since he was about 18 days old. He is now a little over 2 months old. About 2 weeks ago I got him a girlfriend who ended up being older and male and would pick on him. So I returned her (him) and got another pij the same age as Ralph.

Lilly has been there 2 weeks, and they love being near each other. But she was malnourished (she's a rescue) and she gets food possessive. I think it may be in retaliation, but sometimes Ralph attacks her! Is this a definite indication that they are both male? Is there still a chance, after 2 weeks, that they will fall in love?
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Eventho he is young, he has done the male mating dance many many times already. He tries to mate with our hands!! This is before we got the other pij and just once after.
She has given no real indication that she is male or female. She just seems more feminine.
Im just wondering if anyone has had two pigeons that didnt get along for weeks and then suddenly they were best friends. Can it take that long? Or is their partial dislike for each other now an indication of the future?

They do like to be around each other, and he sometimes gets in between us and her, as if he is protecting her, but then othertimes they get in these fights!
 
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